Labor Day has come and gone and the kids are back in school. Hide those pumpkin lattes and welcome to fall, Chicago. And as restaurants dust off their fire pits, it’s time for the latest Eater Chicago Heatmap.
The Heatmap features new restaurants and old favorites creating a new buzz. Whereas the Eater 38 is a collection of can’t-miss stalwarts and bucket-list entries, the Heatmap is about the now — focused on recent openings that have the city’s diners talking.
It’s a tidy update this month with four updates for September. There’s a Jewish deli downtown, a red sauce Italian restaurant in Lincoln Park, a funky Vietnamese restaurant in Wicker Park, and a creole-Italian restaurant in Wicker Park with a speakeasy-style bar. Enjoy.Read More